A WARM welcome and helpful information about where to go and what to do in and around Newport (Pembrokeshire) is what visitors can expect when they call in to the re-launched Canolfan Croeso Welcome Centre in Long Street, Newport.

The official opening of the centre is taking place on Saturday, June 8, when guests will be invited to meet all those concerned in the new venture. Assembly Member Paul Davis will be there to ‘cut the tape’.

A team of volunteers have taken up the challenge to run this facility, after Newport Town Council and Pembrokeshire National Park agreed a Community Asset Transfer.

The building has been skilfully re-fitted to accommodate the community library and the volunteer-led information centre, resulting in an attractive shared space.

Newport Community Library moved into the building in December and these two vital services will now operate alongside each other, providing an outstanding new facility for the town and its many visitors.

Town councillor Jano Williams, said: “The Newport Information Centre Steering Group has worked hard to recruit a team of dedicated volunteers who are very excited to be getting involved.”